Ameriflight orders 20 Natilus cargo aircraft
Natilus, a USA-based corporation that designs and produces the world’s first autonomous aircraft for efficient and sustainable freight transport, has announced that freight operator Ameriflight has become the USA’s first regional carrier to sign an aircraft purchase agreement with Natilus.
The Ameriflight agreement for 20 Natilus Kona feeder aircraft valued at USD 134 million brings total commitments to USD 6.8 billion for the delivery of 460+ aircraft.
Ameriflight is the nation’s largest Part 135 cargo airline, serving 200 destinations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and South America – with more than 1,500 weekly departures.
As a critical part of the supply chain with UPS as its largest customer, Ameriflight’s primary business is moving high priority air freight to and from remote areas in the country for overnight express carriers. (cj)